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1. The Executive Director is the Board's exempt employee pursuant to California Constitution Article 7, section 4(e).

2. The Board is authorized to delegate authority to the Executive Director to conduct and supervise the day-to-day activities of the Board.



1. That the Executive Director of the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is delegated the authority to conduct and supervise the day-to-day activities of the SWRCB.

2. Such day-to-day activities include, but are not limited to, noticing Board meetings and hearings, management of the staff, meeting with other agency officials, implementation of the Board's policies and regulations, meeting with Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) Executive Officers, and approval of 205(j)(2) project final products and 205(j)(2) grant closures.

3. The Executive Director may further delegate his functions, in writing, as the Executive Director deems appropriate.

4. The State Board may revoke in whole or in part any specific or implied delegation to the Executive Director.

5. Except as provided in 6. below, the Executive Director is specifically precluded from taking the following actions:

{Special Char 34 in Font "Typographic"} adopting regulations,

{Special Char 34 in Font "Typographic"} adopting state policy for water quality control,

{Special Char 34 in Font "Typographic"} adopting or approving water quality control plans or plan amendments,

{Special Char 34 in Font "Typographic"} any action pursuant to subdivision (c) of section 13320 finding that RWQCB action was inappropriate or improper,

{Special Char 34 in Font "Typographic"} application to the Attorney General for judicial enforcement, except in cases of specific delegation or requiring immediate action.

6. The Executive Director is delegated the authority to issue a final written determination on an appeal filed by a project applicant, under Public Resources Code section 71035.6(e)(3).

7. The Executive Director may set aside a State Board decision or order, in whole or in part, as commanded by a peremptory writ of mandate issued to the State Board.

8. The Executive Director may amend, modify, rescind, or revoke any permit, waste discharge requirements, decision, or order if an appellate court opinion published in the official reports establishes that the State Board has a ministerial duty to do so.

9. The Executive Director, after consultation with the State Board Chairperson, may select the hearing officer for hearings and investigations covered under Water Code section 183.

10. Board Resolutions 70-2, 75-14, 79-14, and 90-15 are revoked.


The undersigned, Administrative Assistant to the Board, does hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true, and correct copy of a resolution duly and regularly adopted at a meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board held on March 20, 1997.

Maureen Marché
Administrative Assistant to the Board